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Our Inner Ape: A Leading Primatologist Explains why We are who We are

Frans B. M. Waal - Science - 2006 - 288 pages
Argues that such social virtues as cooperation, empathy, and morality are as genetically inherent as aggressive and competitive behaviors, drawing on research with two ape ...
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Sociobiology: The New Synthesis

Edward O. Wilson - Science - 2000 - 697 pages
View a collection of videos on Professor Wilson entitled "On the Relation of Science and the Humanities" Harvard University Press is proud to announce the re-release of the ...
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F. B. M. de Waal - Nature - 1996 - 296 pages
Frans de Waal, a Dutch-born zoologist specializing in primate behavior, takes on those who have declared ethics uniquely human. Making a compelling case for morality grounded ...
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Straw Dogs: Thoughts on Humans and Other Animals

John Gray - Nature - 2007 - 272 pages
The British bestseller Straw Dogs is an exciting, radical work of philosophy, which sets out to challenge our most cherished assumptions about what it means to be human. From ...
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Chimpanzee Politics: Power and Sex Among Apes

Frans de Waal, Frans B. M. Waal - Political Science - 2007 - 235 pages
The first edition of Frans de Waal's Chimpanzee Politics was acclaimed not only by primatologists for its scientific achievement but also by politicians, business leaders, and ...
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The Ape and the Sushi Master: Cultural Reflections by a Primatologist

Franz De Waal, Frans B. M. Waal - Fiction - 2001 - 433 pages
An exploration of culture and social transmission corrects the assumption that humans are the only form of intelligent life to have progressed from the natural to the cultural.
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The Bonobo and the Atheist: In Search of Humanism Among the Primates

Frans de Waal, Frans B. M. Waal - Biography & Autobiography - 2013 - 289 pages
In this thoroughly engaging book, leading primatologist and thinker Frans de Waal offers a heartening, illuminating new perspective on human nature. Bringing together his ...
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Frans de Waal, F. B. M. de Waal - Science - 1990 - 294 pages
Does biology condemn the human species to violence and war? Previous studies of animal behavior incline us to answer yes, but the message of this book is considerably more ...
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Grooming, Gossip, and the Evolution of Language

Robin Dunbar, Robin Ian MacDonald Dunbar - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1998 - 230 pages
What a big brain we have for all the small talk we make. It's an evolutionary riddle that at long last makes sense in this intriguing book about what gossip has done for our ...
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